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Clark Street Elevator Hell

Thanks to newly-revived Gothamist, we get this bit of NYC nightmare-come-to-true: I hope that none of you happened to be on the far right Clark Street station elevator around 10 am this morning. Because, despite what seems like endless repairs and replacements and closures, that elevator stopped and wouldn’t budge for an hour, to the […]

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The Subway Is Going to Pieces

Literally. The sky is falling. Multiple news outlets reported yesterday that a piece of the ceiling over the 4/5 platform at Borough Hall simply fell at around 3pm on Wednesday. @NYCTSubway I heard a loud bang, I turn around, and a part of the ceiling COLLAPSED. This was on the Manhattan bound 4/5 train platform […]

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Clark Street Station Middle Elevator Broken Again

Just when we were getting used to all the Clark Street elevators running, comes this photo from a reader. Less than two weeks after its repair (after months of being out of order) the middle elevator is out again. We asked what’s up with that elevator. The subway clerk had no answers. DEVELOPING…. Update: According […]

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Reminder: Latest MTA Fare Hike Sunday

Good thing Brooklyn Heights is such a lovely place to be, since it’ll cost you more to get in and out of the nabe come Sunday. Here’s a grim reminder that MTA’s latest fare hike begins Sunday, March 3. Gothamist provides a handy rundown about how much more it’ll cost to move about town, while […]

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G Subway Train Returns With Limited Service

The MTA reported Wednesday morning that G train service has returned, albeit with “with extended waits between trains due to ongoing signal repairs,” according to Curbed. The train will have eight cars, up from its usual four, so it’s actually the size of a regular train. It’s running between Court Square and Church Avenue. The […]

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New Subway, Shuttle Bus Services Beginning Thursday Morning…

MTA has resumed subway service in Brooklyn, but no trains are operating under the East River into Manhattan. 4 is running from Borough Hall to New Lots Ave, 5 from Atlantic Ave to Brooklyn College, A from Jay St to Lefferts Blvd, B from Atlantic Ave to Bay Parkway, F from Jay St to Ave […]

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Limited Bus Service Restored In Brooklyn

MTA has restored bus service on the B1, B3, B8, B15, B35, B41, B44, B46, and B61. If you’re heading into Manhattan, be prepared to walk across the bridge, where you can try to pick up the M2, M5, M8, M11, M14, M15+SBS, M34, M34A, M22, M57, M60, M86, M96, and M101. A status report […]

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Subway Sandwich Coming To Atlantic Avenue & Hicks

As Atlantic Avenue continues to redefine itself as a burgeoning retail and foodie destination for local businesses and more upscale shopping, we’re not sure that the local BID had fast food in mind as consummate gentrification. We saw a sign today in the storefront at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Hicks Street promoting a […]

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Borough Hall station part of Wall Street protests this afternoon

As part of it’s “Day of Action”, the Occupy Wall Street movement has announced plans for an Occupy the Subways program, starting this afternoon at 3 PM. Their website states: We will start by Occupying Our Blocks! Then throughout the five boroughs, we will gather at 16 central subway hubs and take our own stories […]

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Adventures in the Clark St. Stairwell

Freaky Clark Street Stairwell from Heather Quinlan on Vimeo. I recently learned in the open thread that there is indeed a Clark St. stairwell to get to the 2/3 platform. Which makes sense if you think about fire safety rules. But there are so many “MTA Employee Only” doors in the various stations that I […]

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